Datsun Sports Fairlady 2000 SRL311/ 2000 SR311
1967 to 1970
Gasoline: 1.6-2.0 litres
The Nissan Fairlady sports SR311 and SRL311 was a small 2 seat open sports car built from 1967 to 1970.
The Sports was a family of rear wheel drive roadsters produced by Nissan in the 1960s over five revised forms with two major generation body changes.
The introduction of the new models SR311 and SRL311 in the model year 1967 represented a major revision. The new model was first shown at the 1964 Tokyo Motor Show. The cars were built from March 1967 to April 1970 and had a Nissan U20 engine, a four-cylinder in-line engine with 1982 cc in addition to the previous 1600cc, and then for a production vehicle unusual manual five-speed gearbox, the distribution of weight is 55% to the front axle, and 45% for the rear axle.The new single-overhead camshaft (SOHC) engine delivered 99 kW. Also available was a "competition package" with dual Mikuni / Solex carburettors and a sharper camshaft, which helped the engine to 110 kW of power.
- Engine Capacity 120.94 cu in, 1,982 cu cm
- Fuel Consumption 23.5 miles imp gal, 19.6 mlUS gal, 12 1 X 100 km
- Max Speed 124 mph, 199.6 km/h
- max power (SAE): 150 hp at 6,000 rpm
- max torque (SAE): 143 1b ft, 19.7 kg m at 4,800 rpm
- max engine rpm: 7,000
- specific power: 75.7 hp/l
- power-weight ratio: 13.4 lb/hp, 6.1 kg/hp
- acceleration: standing 1/4 mile 15.4 sec, 0—50 mph (0— 80 km/h) 6.4 sec
- max speeds: 37 mph, 59.6 km/h in 1st gear; 58 mph, 93.4 km/h in 2nd gear; 83 mph, 133.6 km/h in 3rd gear; 108 mph, 173.9 km/h in 4th
- gear; 124 mph, 199.6 km/h in 5th gear
- max power (SAE) 96 hp at 6,000 rpm
- max torque (SAE) 104 1b ft, 14.3 kg m at 4,000 rpm
- max engine rpm 6,000
- acceleration standing 1.4 mile 17.9 sec
In 1968, the entire series was revised and received a new body with a higher windshield, an integrated rear-view mirror, the first Japanese car to adopt a collapsible steering shaft, the addition of a padded dashboard and headrest, the three-point seat belt, the door outer handle, the switch, The shape of protrusions such as the rear-view mirror has been changed to comply with North American safety standards. The engines got new emission control systems and the 1600s was continued as an additional model even after the actual end of production. By July 1968 also added was a hard top model that does not have a soft top for both SP / SR.
By late 1968 more changes to the Steering gearbox, muffler, wiper, license plate lamp, tail lamp, etc.
The Datsun 2000 was praised as a low-priced sports car. The main reason for his production was to build a Datsun image in racing. John Morton, Paul Newman and others were drivers. May 1967 the Fairlady 2000 finishes 1-2-3 in the " 4th Japan Grand Prix " GT class. The list price was the lowest in his class, but won both the Production C class (with Mikuni Solex carburettor) and the Production D class (with Hitachi SU carburettors) in the SCCA races.A well-prepared Datsun 2000 ran up to 193 km / h and consumed less than 7.8 l of gas per 100 km. The red area of the rev counter began at exactly 7000 rpm, which 224 km / h in fourth gear a five-speed transmission equivalent. The later successor was the, more elegant and popular Z series.
March 1967 - Released "Fairlady 2000" (SR311 type) as an addition to "Fairlady 1600". Equipped with a newly designed in-line 4-cylinder SOHC 1,982cc, U20 type engine (145 horsepower / 6,000 rpm) equipped with two solex carburettors, and a 5-speed transmission. The announced maximum speed is 205km/h, making it the first domestically produced car that exceeds 200km/h, and is also attracting attention as a high-performance car. Later, it became a model praised as the completed form of "Fairlady". 1969 The successor model " Fairlady Z " is announced, but production continues until April 1970.
Datsun Sports 2000 SR311 Technical details and specifications (1967-1970)
ENGINE 2000 cc
front, 4 stroke
cylinders: 4,in line
bore and stroke: 3.43 x 3.27 in, 87.2 x 83 mm
engine capacity: 120.94 cu in, 1,982 cu cm
compression ratio: 9.5
cylinder block: cast iron
cylinder head: light alloy
crankshaft bearings: 5
valves: 2 per cylinder, overhead, rockers
camshafts: 1, overhead
lubrication: gear pump, full flow filter
lubricating system capacity: 12.50 imp pt, 15.01 US pt, 7.1 1
carburation: 2 Mikuni-Solex down-draught twin barrel carburettors
fuel feed: mechanical pump
cooling system: water
engine capacity 97.33 cu in, 1,595 cu cm
stroke 2.63 in, 66.8 mm
2 Hitachi HJB-38W-3 carburettors
driving wheels: rear
clutch: single dry plate
gears: 5 + reverse
synchromesh gears: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th ,5th
final drive: hypoid bevel
axle ratio: 3.700.
box-type ladder frame, X reinforcements
front suspension : independent, wishbones, coil springs, anti-roll bar, telescopic dampers
rear suspension: rigid axle, semi-elliptic leafsprings, telescopic dampers.
cam and peg.
turning circle (between walls): 32 ft, 9.8 m
front disc,rear drum
voltage: 12 V
battery: 50 Ah
generator type: alternator, 300 W
ignition distributor: Hitachi
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
wheel base: 89.75 in, 2,280 mm
front track: 50.20 in, 1,275 mm
rear track: 47.25 in, 1,200 mm
overall length: 155.70 in, 3,955 mm
overall width: 58.85 in, 1,495 mm
overall height: 51.20 in, 1,300 mm
ground clearance: 5.70 in, 145 mm
dry weight: 2,006 1b, 910 kg
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Datsun Sports 2000 SR311 Practical Instructions and Service Guide (1967-1970)
fuel: 98 oct petrol
engine oil: 12.50 imp pt, 15.01 US pt, 7.1 1, SAE 10W-30, change every 3,000 miles, 4,800 km
gearbox oil: 4.60 imp pt, 5.50 US pt, 2.6 1, SAE 90, change every 25,000 miles, 40,200 km
final drive oil: 1.60 imp pt, 1.90 US pt, 0.91, SAE 90, change every 25,000 miles, 40,200 km
cooling system capacity: 15 imp pt, 17.97 US pt, 8.5 1
greasing : every 6,000 miles, 9,700 km, 20 points
tappet clearances: inlet 0.008 in, 0.20 mm, exhaust 0.012 in, 0.30 mm
valve timing: inlet opens 30° before tdc and closes 70° after bdc, exhaust opens 70° before bdc and closes 30° after tdc
normal tyre pressure: front 21 psi, 1.5 atm, rear 21 psi, 1.5 atm.
width of rims: 4"
tyres: 5.60 x 14
fuel tank capacity: 9.5 imp gal, 11.3 1-JS gal.
carrying capacity: 353 1b, 160 kg
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